Centrica • United Kingdom

GDPR Policy Lead

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

GDPR Assurance Lead

Leicester with FlexFirst hybrid working


British Gas Business (BGB) is the leading provider of energy to SMEs in the UK and is focused on helping its customers energising a greener, fairer future.

Working as part of the BGB Conduct & Governance team, The GDPR Policy Lead will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and overseeing the company's data protection and privacy policies to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant data protection laws. This role requires a strong understanding of data protection principles, excellent communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

You will be required to visit our Leicester and Windsor offices.

The Role

You’ll lead the development, review, and updating of data protection policies and procedures in alignment with GDPR and other applicable regulations. To help do this you will collaborate across all functions to deliver timely resolution and mitigation to ensure consistency of customer/business compliance with GDPR. You will partner with compliance and legal and you ensure our data processing is in line with data protection laws and regulations.

Producing regular reporting is part of your role along with carrying out assessments and recommending corrective actions and tracking completion.

You will be responsible creating and maintaining documentation related to GDPR. Proactive identification of GDPR failures along with mitigation plans to protect the business and customers is also critical. Lastly, you will establish processes for managing data, rectification, and deletion requests.

The Person

Ideally you will have energy industry experience and have collaborated with stakeholders. You will have a demonstrable track record of advising and challenging stakeholders to achieve conduct and compliance objectives. GDPR experience is highly desirable.

You will have good analytical and problem-solving skills to identify areas for improvement and drive process optimisation. Good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present findings and recommendations in a clear and concise manner.

A track record of collaboration and prioritising plans to manage and deliver work effectively according to wider business priorities and strategy.


At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

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Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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